Manager of Parks Operations

Engineering, Parks and Environment Department
Competition #18-31
August 20, 2018

Langley City, a community of 27,000 people positioned in a rapidly growing area, is widely known as an award winning city. Strategically located in Metro Vancouver, it has a vibrant community spirit and an inspiring vision of being “The Place To Be” now and in the future.  We have an attractive full-time position available for a Manager of Parks Operations, an opportunity to join a progressive and well-led organization.  The City provides a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.
Reporting to the Director of Engineering, Parks and Environment, the successful applicant will be responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the Parks Operations Division which includes the vision, planning and directing of construction, maintenance, repair and landscaping of parks buildings, facilities and playgrounds.  The ideal candidate will have experience with safety, workplace procedures and parks infrastructure management; a proven record managing in a unionized environment; and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  We are seeking a forward-thinking individual who is responsive to the public, has strong planning, budgetary and financial management skills; and construction and maintenance experience in municipal parks operations or a similar environment.  Experience with MicroSoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) is required.  Details of the position and requirements can be found in the job description at the following link:
Qualifications for this position include a University degree or diploma in a related program and a minimum of five years’ related experience, preferably in a municipal environment.  A valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License is required.
It is the responsibility of each interested applicant to ensure that his or her application is submitted to the Human Resources Division before the deadline of 4:30 p. m. on September 21, 2018.  Please submit a resume and covering letter and a copy of required certifications or the application form located on our Employment page to:   
Attention: Human Resources Division
Langley City
20399 Douglas Crescent
Langley, B. C.  V3A 4B3
Fax:  (604) 514-0225
Langley City appreciates the interest of all applicants.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Langley, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation,Facilities Maintenance
Posted: August 20, 2018, 1:17 pm
Expires: September 21, 2018, 4:30 pm